Deloitte Unveils 2022 North America Technology Fast 500 Rankings

The software and services industry categories continue to dominate the list, but the growing life sciences category makes for an interesting show on the 28Th annual ranking of the fastest growing businesses

SAN FRANCISCO, November 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Deloitte today released the “North America Technology Fast 500,” its annual ranking of the fastest growing North American companies in the technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, fintech, and energy technology sectors, now in its 28th year.Th year.

The 28th annual Deloitte North America Technology Fast 500 by industry.

The 28th annual Deloitte North America Technology Fast 500 by industry.

The Technology Fast 500 awardees are selected based on the percentage of revenue growth in fiscal years from 2018 to 2021. Overall, the 2022 Technology Fast 500 companies achieved revenue growth ranging from 241% to 125,138% over a three-year period, with a median growth rate of 611%.

“As the past year has shown us, innovation in important areas such as life sciences is essential to tackling infectious diseases and other global health problems,” he said. Paul Silverglate, vice chair, Deloitte LLP and leader of the US technology sector. “In addition, technology must keep pace with the ever-changing demands of consumers and companies for fast, safe and more efficient solutions for new societal challenges. Every year we are amazed by the enormous talent that the Technology Fast 500 rankings show, confirming the winners’ pursuit of creativity and the ability to solve real-world problems that benefit us all.”

The Top 10 Fast 500 Technologies include:




Income growth

(2018 to 2021)

City, Province


Vir Biotechnology, Inc.

The science of life

125.138 %

San Francisco, Calif.


Takeoff Technologies, Inc.

Software and services


Waltham, Mass.



Software and services

46.270 %

New York, NY


Axonics, Inc.

The science of life


Irvine, California.


VAST data

Software and services

14.985 %

New York, NY



The science of life

13.575 %

Cambridge, Mass.


Flock Security

Software and services

13.117 %

Atlanta, Ga.


Corvus Insurance


12.394 %

Boston, Mass.


Liquid truck

Energy technology and sustainability


Denver, Colo.





Seattle, Wash.

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California Bay Area tops regional representation
Deloitte Technology Fast 500 winners represent more than 38 states and provinces across the country North America. California’s The Bay Area has an impressive showing on this year’s list leading regional representation with 20% of the Fast Technology 500 winners, of which 64% are from the software and services category. The Tri-State area is represented by 12% of the leading companies; New England by 6%, with 62% of our region’s winners representing the new category of life sciences; Greater Washington, DC, Washington Stateand Texas accounted for 5% of each winning company.

Below is a summary of the 2022 ranking by region with a significant concentration of winners:


Percentage List

Fastest-Growing Company

in the Region

Overall Company

Dominating the Sector

in Location

The Bay Area


Vir Biotechnology, Inc.


Software 64%

Tri-State Area




Software 66%

New England


Takeoff Technologies, Inc.


Life Sciences 62%

Greater Washington, DC




Software 71%

Washington State




Software 62%



OJO Labs


Software 86%

Software and services dominated for 27 consecutive years
Software and services companies once again topped this year’s Fast Technology 500 list, representing the majority of winners for the 27th straight year (61%). Of the software and services companies on the list, digital platforms represented the majority of winners (49%) with enterprise infrastructure and productivity accounting for 30% of the winners. Security (13%), consumer software (6%) and education (2%, with a new subsector category for this year), including the remaining subsectors in software and services. Life sciences and fintech rounded out the top three industry categories with 19% and 9% of the total winners respectively.

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Venture capital backing continues to be a leading strategy in the 2022 Technology Fast 500 rankings, with 84% of listed companies backed by venture capital or private equity funding at some point in their company’s history, up from 81% last year.

Technology Fast 500 by industry sector:



Sector leader

Median Income Growth
(2018 to 2021)

Software and services


Takeoff Technologies, Inc. (#2)


The science of life


Vir Biotechnology, Inc. (#1)




Corvus Insurance (#8)


digital content / media / entertainment


Gift Choice (#48)


Hardware and semiconductors


Syntiant Corp. (#46)


Energy technology and sustainability


Liquid Truck (#9)


Communication / networking


Discord (#77)


“This year’s Tech Fast 500 list is a true reflection of some of today’s most determined and inspiring pioneers who have prospered by anticipating what’s next, understanding what it takes to succeed and driving creativity forward,” he said. Christie Simmons, partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP and industry leader for technology, media and telecommunications in Deloitte’s audit and assurance practice. “Representing all facets of technology, the winners have shown they not only have a vision but can also expertly manage their companies through rapid growth. We congratulate each winner on their impressive achievements.”

For additional details on Fast 500 Technology, including a complete list and eligibility criteria, visit Connect with us on Twitter: @DeloitteTMT; #Fast500 or on LinkedIn at: @PaulSilverglate; @ChristieSimons.

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Industry subsector breakdown of Deloitte's 28th annual North America Technology Fast 500.

Industry subsector breakdown of Deloitte’s 28th annual North America Technology Fast 500.

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